Tomi Ibirogba

Tomi is a chartered HR professional with recruitment, advisory and generalist experience.

She currently serves as the HR Advisor for AET UK Ltd where she provides advice on all employee relations and personnel management issues for Europe. She spearheads the annual graduate internship program and she is also the regional Health and Wellbeing representative, where she plans regular events to support employees with physical, mental, financial and social development. Before AET, she worked at British Airways as an HR Advisor where she received 2 Excellence Awards within her first 7 months on the job for delivering above and beyond her daily duties.

In March 2020, she founded “My Career Couch” – a platform designed to help international black students, graduates and professionals with under 10 years’ work experience get into their chosen career paths. Since then she has:
• Mentored over 90 professionals on career development.
• Helped 15 jobseekers land career-defining roles in top companies including Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Shell and Deliveroo – with several more making it to interview stage at various companies where they were initially unable prior to working with her.
• Spoken at 16 career events to 500+ people.
• Shared practical career-related content with over 5,000 people via her social media profiles

Through her platform, she is a powerful role model for these young professionals in diaspora, empowering them with the skills needed to advance in their careers through knowledge gained via an online community, workshops, mentoring sessions and tailored services.